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21/11/2016

Professor Gareth Lavery gives Starling Medal Lecture at BES

Professor Gareth Lavery gives Starling Medal Lecture at BES
Description
At the British Endocrinology Society (BES) annual conference this month, Professor Gareth Lavery was awarded the highly coveted Starling Medal
Date:
21/11/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
18/11/2016

Birmingham Health Partners to receive huge £12.8m for clinical research

Birmingham Health Partners to receive huge £12.8m for clinical research
Description
Birmingham Health Partners (BHP) has been awarded a grant of £12.8 million from the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) for the renewal of their Clinical Research Facility (CRF).
Date:
18/11/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
17/11/2016

Research suggests 'missed opportunities' to prescribe drugs for stroke prevention

Research suggests 'missed opportunities' to prescribe drugs for stroke prevention
Description
An analysis of the records of UK patients who had experienced a stroke has found that over half of those who should get drugs to prevent strokes were not prescribed them.
Date:
17/11/2016
15/11/2016

MP dons lab coat to learn how research saves lives

Description
Steve McCabe met Cancer Research UK-funded scientists at Birmingham last week (Friday 4 November) to learn about our life-saving work.
Date:
15/11/2016
14/11/2016

Check-ups for cardiovascular disease should be targeted at a few high risk patients, study finds

Check-ups for cardiovascular disease should be targeted at a few high risk patients, study finds
Description
A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham have found that targeting as few as 1 in 12 adults for a heart check-up achieves most of the benefits of mass screening at a fraction of the cost.
Date:
14/11/2016
03/11/2016

New hope for donor livers previously thought unsuitable for transplant

New hope for donor livers previously thought unsuitable for transplant
Description
A new clinical trial is looking at the feasibility of using 'discarded' livers to tackle the shortage of liver donors, and help decrease waiting times for patients on the transplant register.
Date:
03/11/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
01/11/2016

BUAFTA support for miscarriage research

Description
The forthcoming BUAFTA 2017 awards will be raising money for miscarriage research at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
01/11/2016
25/10/2016

Award for Birmingham Professor

Award for Birmingham Professor
Description
The 2017 Marjory Stephenson Prize Lecture has been awarded to Professor Steve Busby. The award, given for exceptional research contributions, is sponsored by the Microbiology Society, and honours the Society's 2nd President (following Alexander Fleming).
Date:
25/10/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
18/10/2016

Aboriginal remains returned to ancestral home

Description
A collection of Aboriginal remains discovered at the University of Birmingham and at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, were handed back to traditional custodians from Australia in a spiritual ceremony today.
Date:
18/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Old Joe turns pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Description
The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' turns pink this evening to mark the start of Breast Cancer Now's annual awareness month.
Date:
18/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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